Environmental Scientist or Engineer (Jr. Level)

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Newark, Delaware, United States
  • Jun 29, 2020
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Asbestos - Lead - Mold Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Tetra Tech is seeking an Environmental Scientist or Engineer (Jr. Level) to work in our Newark, DE, Wheeling, WV, or Pittsburgh, PA office to provide support on a variety of environmental projects, including emergency response with significant travel and on-call support.

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This position will involve providing technical support in the areas of emergency response, removal assessment, and removal action. Members of the emergency response team are responsible for maintaining on-call readiness to handle emergency responses and provide remedial and restoration guidance/solutions to clients in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Members of the team are also responsible for the planning and oversight of operations and site health and safety. Work will include multi-media sampling, field audits and inspections, organizing and reviewing data, preparing reports, file reviews, collection of air monitoring data, training and exercise support, contractor oversight, and related services. Responsibilities may also include training presentations; preparation of statement of qualifications and proposals, and other consulting activities. Work for other government and private sector clients in these areas is also possible.

1-5 years experience in environmental consulting, HazMat response, or related field required. Strong emergency response and remediation management skills and the ability to respond quickly within a mandatory response time required. Knowledge of federal and state regulations also required. Experience with remedial design, feasibility studies, hazardous waste, site investigations, site remediation, field sampling, air quality, ecological restoration, water resources desirable. Previous experience working on EPA projects is desirable.

Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment. Must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload, travel, and be on-call as needed. Excellent communication, client interaction, and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications are required. Expertise in training curriculum development and implementation is also desired. GIS data analysis and geo-statistics, coding (VBA, Python, etc.), and data management skills a plus. Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.

Must have the ability to:  Communicate effectively with clients, the general public, elected officials, business leaders, and a variety of other stakeholders. Analytical skills related to qualitative and quantitative data.  Technical and non-technical writing.  Information and data analysis.  Multi-tasking and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check. 

B.S. in environmental science or related degree required. 40-hour OSHA, and FEMA ICS-100/200 or related training, or demonstrated first responder (environmental emergency response) experience preferred. Asbestos certification preferred but not required. Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required.   The position requires the ability to conduct field work. Ability to carry field equipment (30 to 40 pounds) and don personal protective gear as needed. Work in outdoor areas during all seasons and weather.  The position's primary work environment is office/field. The position will require occasional travel to client sites and other locations to conduct meetings, site visits, etc. These sites may be outside, exposing the candidate to weather conditions and varying terrain. Site visits or other meetings may involve long periods of time in a motor vehicle. Some occasional evening and/or weekend work and/or travel will be required. 

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies   

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